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City of Birmingham Electronics Recycling Day

In honor of Keep America Beautiful's annual Great American Clean-up Campaign, the Keep America Beautiful Commission is hosting an event to allow citizens to recycle their electronic waste for free! Click here for more information.

Ecofest 2015

SEC Newsletter

EcoFest 2015 offers a double treat this year. We will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of our Points of Light Award, personally extended by President George H Bush during a visit to BSC in 1990. Our honoree this year is Elton Stephens Jr., one of our founding sponsors and long time advocate for sustainable design.

ReNews, the newsletter of the Southern Environmental Center

It has been a great spring for the Southern Environmental Center. The Darter Festival, held April 18 at Railroad Park, was our most successful ever. All proceeds will go to help Turkey Creek and to protect the three species of endangered darter fish that live there. Youu can read more about the Vermillion Darter and more In our Summer Edition.

SEC receives award from Keep Birmingham Beautiful Commission

The Southern Environmental Center won the 2015 Keep Birmingham Beautiful Commission's "First Place Award" for its work promoting environmental concepts and offering sustainability opportunities. The awards luncheon was held on July 17 at the Harbert Center.

Save the date for Ecofest 2015

This year's Ecofest will be Thursday, Oct. 15 from 5:30-9 p.m. Stay tuned for more information this fall.

Turkey Creek swimming hole selected

Turkey Creek Nature Preserve has once again been highlighted as a great place to cool off in the summer. Check out the photo gallery of the swimming hole in this post from June of 2015.

SEC featured in University Business

In an article entitled "Giving new life to old campus space", the Southern Environmental Center was featured in University Business